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 Bill Status of SB1461  96th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Larry K. Bomke - Pamela J. Althoff and Martin A. Sandoval

House Sponsors
(Rep. Rich Brauer - Patrick J. Verschoore - Jerry L. Mitchell - Raymond Poe - Ronald A. Wait, David Reis, Thomas Holbrook, Michael K. Smith, David R. Leitch, Ed Sullivan, Jr. and Mike Bost)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/24/2009SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0076

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the War on Terrorism Compensation Act. Provides that every person who has served on active duty with the armed forces of the United States on or after September 11, 2001 and prior to such time as Congress declares such persons ineligible for the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal or the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal is entitled to receive compensation of $100 for such service if he or she had been a resident of the State of Illinois for at least 12 months immediately preceding the time he or she entered such service and meets certain other requirements. Provides that no payment may be made to any person who, though in such service: did civilian work at civilian pay; did not serve at least 30 consecutive or 60 nonconsecutive days outside the United States or its territories; or has received from another state a bonus or compensation of like nature. Provides that applications for compensation must be made to the Department of Veterans' Affairs. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Makes payment of the $100 compensation subject to appropriation.

DateChamber Action
  2/18/2009SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Larry K. Bomke
  2/18/2009SenateFirst Reading
  2/18/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/23/2009SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  3/4/2009SenateAssigned to State Government and Veterans Affairs
  3/9/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Larry K. Bomke
  3/9/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/10/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to State Government and Veterans Affairs
  3/11/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/12/2009SenateDo Pass as Amended State Government and Veterans Affairs; 008-000-000
  3/12/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 17, 2009
  3/24/2009SenateSecond Reading
  3/24/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 25, 2009
  3/26/2009SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  3/26/2009SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  3/26/2009HouseArrived in House
  3/26/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/26/2009HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Rich Brauer
  3/26/2009HouseFirst Reading
  3/26/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/14/2009HouseAssigned to Veterans' Affairs Committee
  4/21/2009HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Veterans' Affairs Committee; 016-000-000
  4/21/2009HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/23/2009HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/23/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/28/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. David Reis
  4/28/2009HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-000-002
  4/28/2009SenatePassed Both Houses
  4/28/2009HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  4/28/2009HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry L. Mitchell
  4/28/2009HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Raymond Poe
  4/28/2009HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ronald A. Wait
  4/28/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  4/28/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael K. Smith
  4/28/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. David R. Leitch
  4/28/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ed Sullivan, Jr.
  4/28/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  5/27/2009SenateSent to the Governor
  7/24/2009SenateGovernor Approved
  7/24/2009SenateEffective Date July 24, 2009
  7/24/2009SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0076

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